VESSST (Knitted Version)
About the Pattern
Show your guild pride in this easy to knit, casual VESSST! Sizes are given for both men and women. Skills include knitting in the round, adding stripes in the round, decreasing, stranded knitting (optional), reading a simple color chart (optional), casting on and binding off. If you are new to knitting sweaters, this simple vest is the perfect place to start.
Sizes and Measurements
Unisex Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X)
To Fit Hip (at widest point):
XS S M L XL 2X 3X
INCH 32 36 40 42.5 46.5 50.5 54.5
CM 81 91.5 101.5 108 118 128 138
Select a worsted weight yarn. Be sure to test the color fastness of the yarn that you choose. To knit in an animal fiber that is also machine washable, it is recommended that you select a Superwash merino wool.
Frog Tree Pediboo Worsted, 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo (100g/182yds)
Color A: 1325 (Burnt Orange)
Color B: 1311 (Cream)
Paton’s Classic Wool Worsted, 100% Pure New Wool, (100g/210yds)
Color A: Winter White
Color B: Pumpkin
US 7 / 4.5 mm circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
US 5 / 3.75 mm 16” circular needles used for ribbing, armhole and neckline (DPNs in the same size may also be used for the armhole)
St markers & locking st markers
In St st pattern, 20 sts and 28 rows = 4”.